Cargill Product Manager in Bangalore, India

Product Manager

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


Principal Accountabilities

Product Development and Execution

  • Work with each product owner to continue to review and approve the product backlog to ensure each team is building the right products that align with overall vision and strategy

  • Execute sprint planning and work with the technology scrum teams to execute on that plan

  • Perform reviews with internal teams and customers to ensure product quality is being met

  • Be able to see issues in the development process and influence others to make corrections

  • Work with product owners to develop best practices and standards and ensure uniformity and standardization across scrum teams

Product Strategy and Market View

  • Work with the Data Lead, Architect, BRMs and Regional Business Leaders to develop a product strategy that meets the vision of the CASC Data Platform

  • Clearly define, articulate and present a product vision and work with the product owners and technology scrum teams to develop the product

  • Develop process to collect deep customer insights and feedback on both what the business users need, how they are using our product, what is working and what is not

  • Monitor the functional/product/industry landscape for changes in strategy and competitive positioning

  • Create and maintain long-term working relationships with product management, technology teams, functional counterparts, 3rd parties, customer service, go to market, and commercial customers to build and maintain a view of the entire ecosystem.

Develop and Maintain Product Roadmap

  • Develop a product roadmap in collaboration with our IT and Business leadership and technology teams to meet the overall product and go-to-market strategy

  • Continue to groom the roadmap based on customer feedback, customer usage, market need and competitive positioning

  • Be agile in road mapping process and demonstrate the ability to influence others on the changes needed as well as keep stakeholders informed


Education, Experience, Skills

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in MIS, Statistics, Business or related field

  • 8 years of relevant professional experience

  • Demonstrated experience conceptualizing and liasioning with regional Business Analysts / Product Owners to build software products in web, mobile, IoT or analytics technologies.

  • Should have domain experience in Commodities Trading and appetite for building on it to become expert over time

  • Knowledge on how Data can create value to commodities business (across life cycle)

  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically, create a vision and execute on that vision

  • Consulting experience with a demonstrated ability to multi-task and apply initiative and creativity on challenging projects and keep the customers engaged with innovative solutions

  • Strong interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to build trust and strong relationships

  • Strong communication and presentation skills

  • Result orientation and ability to work in ambiguous situations where requirements are not clear, specifications not in detail etc.

  • Experience in requirement gathering through extensive workshops and creating business requirement documents

  • Demonstrated experience working with end to end software development using agile/scrum methodology

  • Strong experience of directly working with business or stakeholders from across the globe

  • Proven ability to influence at all levels of an organization.

  • Demonstrated application of strong market awareness and customer focus.

  • Ability to use an entrepreneurial approach to solving business problems

  • Ability to ask next level questions anticipating business inquiries and performing root cause analysis

  • Ability to work in a globally dispersed team and matrix organization

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in business or related field

  • Experience as a product manager delivering commercial products in a fast moving, innovative environment

  • Understanding trading and risk management basics – MTM, Position, P&L, Inventory, VaR, Stress etc.

  • Experience working with Data and Analytics teams/technologies/products

Job Information Technology

Primary Location India-KA-Bangalore

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: BAN03119